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Is there any scene in “The War of the Roses” saying that Barbara Rose got mental issues?

I have just watched "The War of the Roses" (1989, Michael Douglas & Kathleen Turner) and I wondered whether there is any scene in that movie that says that Barbara Rose got mental illness? What ...
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171 views

Who's this actor and what movie is this from? [closed]

Who is this actor and what movie is this from? Please help!! Driving me crazy!!
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455 views

how do they make cats hiss?

I was watching Aliens and noticed that Jones the cat seemed to be genuinely unhappy and hissing during Ripley's dream sequence at Gateway Station. How do animal handlers get cats to hiss?
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59 views

A Lion King track [closed]

I wanted to know what is the name of the track being played after Scar's defeat and Simba rising up to pride rock. The soundtrack is majestic and I would love to listen it over and over again without ...
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2answers
278 views

Computer possesses a woman on a chair that rises up

For many years I have had recurring memories of a film/episode of something about a computer that takes over a woman. I think it was from the 80's or 90's. What I remember is: A team of people ...
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3answers
637 views

A movie about aliens living underground

So I'm trying to find a movie, in which an alien species digs a tunnel and lives underground. In the movie we can see at the beginning a little boy outside a house, and suddenly the ground collapses ...
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1answer
296 views

What are light meters needed for in digital movies?

I know when shooting on film, a light meter is used to determine the amount of exposure time for the film to get the right colours. Wikipedia also mentions they're used to to determine the optimum ...
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Actor appearing in ITV (Uk tv) 118-118 ident

As part of ITV (1-4) film sponsorship, 118-118 use various humorous shorts before and after advert breaks. One of these has the 2 mustachioed regulars asking a third character (this third actors ...
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What made it an opportune time to roll out the Russian Flu Vaccine?

There is some heavy spoiler content for anyone who hasn't seen at least the 1st series of Utopia. So, towards the finale of season 1 we finally learn that the Russian Flu Vaccine is actually... ...
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712 views

What is the main theme in Breaking bad?

Like millions others I am also a huge fan of Breaking Bad. Recently I was telling someone about this show who has not watched it and I was asked "What is the theme?" This question puzzled me and I got ...
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1answer
73 views

How did Zander Barcalow get to be an instructor so quickly?

In Starship Troopers Rico first meets Zander at a sports game while they're both at school, Zander brags about enlisting which prompts many of the film's main characters to do the same. The next time ...
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2answers
503 views

Did Walter kill Donny in The Big Lebowski?

Watching The Big Lebowski again, for the nth time, I felt a bit silly. If you haven't seen it... well, let's get past the summary few lines so that we don't spoil it for anyone who hasn't actually ...
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3answers
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How was the flu so deadly in Season 4 of The Walking Dead?

In AMC's The Walking Dead, how did the flu take out so much of the population? Me and people I've known have gotten plenty of them. The only time I hear of them killing people is extremely weak and ...
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1answer
230 views

How did Baby's Dad let her down in Dirty Dancing?

I just watched Dirty Dancing with my wife the other night - great dancing, but man, pretty much a B-movie end-to-end otherwise. One line in particular utterly baffled me...when Baby (Jennifer Grey) ...
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1answer
429 views

The meaning of the adopted African boy in Fargo?

In the TV show Fargo Police Chief Bill Oswalt (Bob Odenkirk) adopts an african boy towards the end of the series. It is mentioned in one scene where he introduces him to Molly. The boy explains that ...
2
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1answer
125 views

What is the significance of the Wolf in last episode of Fargo?

[Spoiler Alert] In the last episode of Fargo, Gus is driving a car when he suddenly spots a Wolf in the middle of the road. This makes him stop the Car and also coincidentally identify Malvo's ...
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1answer
1k views

What did Hank find under Walt's car in S2E2 (Grilled) and why was it there?

I missed it the first time I watched the series but on a second watching I just noticed after Walt goes missing (taken by Tuco), Hank goes to Walt's house with the APD detective to ask Skyler some ...
3
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1answer
183 views

Why is it Okay for movies / TV shows, to show that their story is based on real events when it is actually not?

I just finished watching the TV show Fargo. Each episode begins with the lines that this is based on real events. When I looked for it on Wikipedia, it said However, this claim is completely ...
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66 views

Laura's coconut secret

I'm watching through the weird Twin Peaks series. If you remember, Laura Palmer, in one of her tapes to Dr. Jacoby, talks about her secret coconut (or secret in the coconut, maybe). What did she mean ...
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1answer
316 views

What does the barkeeper say to James Bond (possibly in Turkish)?

In the movie Skyfall, the enjoying death scene: What is the barkeeper saying to James Bond at the next morning at the bar when he is handing the money and grabbing the bottle? It sounds to me like ...
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68 views

Did Ryan really never cry?

In the Wilfred episode "Questions" (S02E11), during Ryan's trip within a trip he learns that the cause for his panic attacks isn't little Joffrey crying but merely Kristen telling him not to cry, ...
3
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1answer
79 views

Trying to find an Alright on the Night episode

I've been trying to discover which UK (It'll be) Alright on the Night episode, from the 1980s, featured a clip of a TV presenter's voice introducing a prison drama, which then cuts to some kids ...
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1answer
2k views

What is the function of Darth Vader's helmet?

He's only seen without it on two occasions. The first is in TESB, very briefly, from behind, when he's in his quarters apparently undergoing some sort of medical procedure, possibly a regular ...
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96 views

How was The Second Coming received by Christian groups?

I recently watched The Second Coming which is a story of Steve, a kind-hearted video store clerk from Manchester who disappears for forty days and forty nights before he is found wandering the Moors ...
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1answer
352 views

A movie about mind control experiment by the government?

A man had terrible voices in his head telling him to shoot his own wife with a shotgun. After a while he couldn't hold himself, grabbed an old shotgun and shot her, only to find that the gun was empty ...
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1answer
88 views

Why does air traffic control react a certain way in “The Strain” S01E01?

Be warned. Spoilers ahead. I feel like I'm missing something obvious... at the beginning of episode S01E01 of The Strain, air traffic control notices the flight has simply stopped on the runway. ...
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1answer
249 views

Movie where only a man and a woman left astray in a random place, followed by big cloud of darkness

There is this one movie where the beginning is in an old farm side I think. Then after that, everything changes and a series of events occur. Then there is this girl inside a bus writing on her ...
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678 views

Other apes with gained intelligence?

In the Rise of the Planet of the Apes, when Caesar was moved to the ape sanctuary, it was shown that Caesar was with another big ape that was able to communicate through sign language. This was ...
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1answer
133 views

Movie about (bank?) thieves who hide money behind paintings

I saw a part of this movie as a kid in the mid 80's. It was about robbers (I think) who try to hide their loot behind paintings, painting it into walls etc.... Does anyone recall this movie?
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In the movies - Do wire transfers really work?

In a lot of the movies the bad guys seem to prefer wire transfers as their payment method of choice. In the recent movie Non-Stop, the terrorist provides a bank account number and demands a payment of ...
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1answer
240 views

Is there a name for a dead character (both male and female) that appears more frequently than others in TV / movie scripts?

Scripts often employ device of a dead relative, to explain a characters motivation. In most cases, we never meet these characters, but they are named. For example, in Children of Men, Clive Owen and ...
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1answer
145 views

Movie about a boys orphanage

About 12 years ago, I was watching Television and came by a movie about a boys orphanage (or I think it was one) ruled by some religious order in a war environment. Because it was so long ago, the ...
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3answers
277 views

Why does the prime minister “redistribute” Natalie?

Prime Minister: Annie, my darling, my dream, my boat. Ah...Need you to do a favor for me. Annie: Of course. Anything for the hero of the hour. Prime Minister: Don't ask me why, and ...
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1answer
139 views

Dave Chappelle and Half Baked

Someone once told me that Dave Chappelle was unhappy the way Half Baked came out, that he wanted it to have either a different tone or something. I have looked around, but haven't found any hard ...
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1answer
132 views

Old Czech or Yugoslavian movie?

I saw a movie when I was a kid about a guy in love with a girl. He would write poems for her. The girl wore a top hat in some scenes. I barely remember the movie, but I remember it made a huge ...
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1answer
143 views

B&W Holocaust film, children taken to a gas chamber, smiling SS-man with a dog

This is black and white film, I saw that single scene probably in early 90s, it was black and white and seemed old. There was a group of children being taken to a gas chamber, I believe, and there was ...
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1answer
81 views

Why did they start the war?

In the movie In the Loop, a government minister accidentally said something ambiguous about a war. How did this actually result in a war and why?
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1answer
847 views

Why hasn't Jason Statham been nominated for any awards? [closed]

Ok, according to IMDB, he is in top 500 Actors, and I can't figure out why he doesn't have any nominations or awards? In my opinion, he is a B class actor, because he hasn't showed much of awesome ...
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1answer
149 views

Nylon brush in a Western?

You tell me. Is that a Nylon brush in that hand? The movie this comes from was set in 1865. I know... I know. Endless loops of gaffs and goofs. No. Not looking for trouble. Those are Clint's ...
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1answer
3k views

What is the translation of the song in 40-Year-Old Virgin?

I'm not googling any of this stuff, but if you've seen the movie The 40 Year Old Virgin you know what I'm referring to. The woman with the blond hair that was almost a crew-cut, the boss at the tech ...
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1answer
142 views

How many people have been test subjects on the Sattelite of Love?

In Mystery Science Theater 3000, how many different people (characters) have been test subjects (forced to watch cheesy movies) on the Satellite of Love throughout the show?
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1answer
396 views

B movie about some girls chased by men in the woods

I saw this movie like 15 years ago. The plot was something like this: some girls were traveling with a bus through some woods. I think it was a cheerleader team or something like that. They encounter ...
8
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1answer
890 views

Which actress is in this nosebleed gif? [closed]

I was wondering where is this image from? Is it from a TV series or is it from some movie? The gif can be found here (I didn't include it, you will see why if you have a look at it) so I split the ...
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2answers
302 views

What did the diamond patterns on Fredrica's dress mean?

In The Silence of the Lambs, when Clarice is looking around Fredrica Bimmel's room she finds a dress with diamond patterns on it: What does this mean? Was buffalo bill in that house? Or did it just ...
3
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1answer
966 views

Is it normal in USA/UK to use the phone while driving?

In the TV series 24 you can see Jack Bauer, an American, driving a car around in London while he is talking on the phone with someone. One hand is holding the phone. Here in Germany this is not ...
4
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1answer
232 views

Horror movie with a child's drawing of a blue sun

I remember watching a scene from a (probably) horror movie on TV many years ago. In it, a man is asking a young boy what he's drawing and the boy describes the picture. And then the guy points at the ...
2
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2answers
454 views

Why did the Great Gasby (2013) movie erase the hints of Nick Carraway's homosexuality? [closed]

This question is about the two-oscar winning movie Great Gastby (2013) that was co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann. Only after I had seen this extraordinary movie and found out that F. Scott ...
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1answer
111 views

Who was Lister's Grandmother?

In Red Dwarf S01E02- Future Echoes, when Lister is showing some of his photographs to Cat, Cat: Who's that guy? Lister: That's me grandmother However, in S07E03- Ouroboros, it's revealed ...
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5answers
4k views

Why did the train need to keep moving?

Presumably, the Snowpiercer drove in a circular pattern since it had been running for 17 years prior to the events in the movie. At one point, the creepy woman with glasses who seemed to be at least ...
8
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1answer
242 views

Why did no one want to treat Kili's wound after Thorin left for the Lonely Mountain?

In the movie "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", when Thorin & Company leave from Esgaroth to Erebor by boat, the whole city is cheering them. Shortly after, Kili (who is wounded and was ...

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